Mother Of Nine Commits Suicide In Zamfara

Mother Of Nine Commits Suicide In Zamfara

Gusau – A 45-year-old house wife, Malama Hadiza Sani of Gada Village in Bungudu Local Government area of Zamfara has allegedly committed suicide.

Hadiza, who until her death was a local comedian, was said to have killed herself with a sharp object in her husband’s compound.

Her husband Sani, a meat seller, told reporters on Friday in Gada that he left his wife alive for prayers in a nearby Mosque when the incident occurred.

Sani said that his son rushed to the Mosque about 20 minutes later and informed him about the incident. He said that he rushed to the house and found Hadiza in a pool of her own blood, adding that a sharp knife was by her body.

The traditional head of the village, Alhaji Umar Keku, who confirmed the incident, described it as unfortunate and said that the village had never witnessed such a tragedy.

Malam Lawal Abdullah, Zamfara Police Command Spokesman, also confirmed the incident.

Lawal said that the police were investigating the circumstances that led to the death of Hadiza.

The deceased is survived by nine children, all for her husband Sani.


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